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Loincloth side border

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Design: interlocking birds, divided by saw-tooth lines, woven with pink, pinkish lavender, and several shades of neutral yellow and white wool. At one end, which is rounded, is a conventionalized face woven with neutral yellow, pink, and a little white wool. Yellow fringe along one side and...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Rimac (?)), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 3 9/16 in. (29 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

78.101

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes